Ira C. Brownlie
Sport(s)Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born(1873-04-11)April 11, 1873
Long Grove, Iowa
DiedDecember 8, 1956(1956-12-08) (aged 83)
Denver, Colorado
Head coaching record
Overall1–0–1 (football)
2–4 (baseball)

Ira Clifton Brownlie (April 11, 1873 – December 8, 1956) was an American football and baseball coach. He was the first head football coach at Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm—now known as Iowa State University—serving for one season in 1892 and compiling a record of 1–0–1.[1][2] He was also the head baseball coach at Iowa State in 1898, tallying a mark of 2–4.

Brownlie was born in Long Grove, Iowa and attended high school in Davenport, Iowa. He later moved to Colorado, where he worked as a dentist. He died in Denver, Colorado on December 8, 1956.[3]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Iowa Agricultural Cardinals (Independent) (1892)
1892 Iowa Agricultural 1–0–1
Iowa Agricultural: 1–0–1
Total: 1–0–1
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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